Hitesh Purohit is currently a Senior Scientist in Drug Product Development organization at AbbVie. He received his PhD in Pharmaceutics from Purdue University in 2017 where his research focused on understanding the hydration and dissolution behavior of amorphous solid dispersions. At AbbVie, his job responsibilities and experience include leading drug product technical teams toward developing conventional and enabling solid oral formulations, characterizing intermediates and finished drug products, and manufacturing process development. His research interests include understanding the phase behavior of amorphous dispersions, utilizing high-resolution analytical techniques to study drug product microstructure, bioavailability enhancement approaches and modified drug delivery strategies. He has authored 15+ publications in peer-reviewed journals.